Talks and Poster Presentations (with Proceedings-Entry):

E. Kühn, R. Mordinyi, L. Keszthelyi, C. Schreiber:
"Introducing the Concept of Customizable Structured Spaces for Agent Coordination in the Production Automation Domain";
Talk: International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS), Budapest, Ungarn; 2009-05-10 - 2009-05-15; in: "International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems", International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, (2009), ISBN: 978-0-9817381-6-1; 625 - 632.

English abstract:
Tuple spaces are a common platform for the coordination
of agents. In the past years there have been several approaches
of improving the concept of coordination via the
shared space. However, some of those concepts, like the Programmable
Matching Engine, were primarily concentrating
on retrieving tuples from the space with improved query
In this paper, we propose the concept of structured spaces,
so called Space Containers, which allow to store tuples in
a customizable structured way. The concept of a Space
Container allows a) to distinguish between the data needed
for coordination purposes only and the payload, b) enables
an explicitly structured way of storage and retrieval of the
stored data, and c) the realization of more complex coordination
patterns. The bene ts of the proposed approach are
a) less complex agent implementations, and b) the possibility
of an e cient implementation of coordination issues.
We describe the architecture of the proposed approach,
explain the bene ts of it by means of a scenario from the production
automation domain and show evaluation results.

Linda, Tuple Spaces, Coordination, Coordination Pattern, Multi-Agent Systems, Production Automation

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